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Difference in leg muscle oxygenation during treadmill exercise by a new near-infrared frequency-domain oximeter
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Paper Abstract

Aim of this study was to investigate the oxygenation and the total hemoglobin concentration pattern in vastus lateralis and medial gastrocnemius muscle groups during a standardized treadmill exercise (n equals 6) by a new near infrared frequency-domain oximeter (ISS Oximeter model 96208). Vastus lateralis saturation and total hemoglobin concentration were 74 +/- 3% and 71 +/- 15 (mu) M at 0 mph and 72 +/- 5% and 79 +/- 16 (mu) M at 6 mph, respectively. Gastrocnemius saturation and total hemoglobin concentration were 74 +/- 2% and 107 +/- 18 (mu) M at 0 mph and 60 +/- 6% and 113 +/- 23 (mu) M at 6 mph, respectively. The saturation recovered gradually up to the baseline value when the speed was decreased.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3194, Photon Propagation in Tissues III, (1 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301042
Show Author Affiliations
Valentina Quaresima, Univ. degli Studi dell'Aquila (Italy)
Maria-Angela Franceschini, Univ. of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign (United States)
Sergio Fantini, Univ. of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign (United States)
Enrico Gratton, Univ. of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign (United States)
Marco Ferrari, Univ. degli Studi dell'Aquila (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3194:
Photon Propagation in Tissues III
David A. Benaron; Britton Chance; Marco Ferrari, Editor(s)

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